Granger: Opposition has delivered change

-points to more parliamentary scrutiny, executive accountability

The opposition has brought about real change, according to Opposition Leader David Granger, who says there has been a strengthened National Assembly and greater scrutiny of the executive despite constraints.

Granger does not believe that the opposition has scuttled the opportunities presented by its one-seat majority in the National Assembly after the last general elections but charged that one must first look at the context in which the 10th Parliament began, with the biggest issues being the National Assembly having little autonomy because of the PPP/C’s previous majority and diminished level of accountability by ministers.

The opposition has been criticised by many who have charged that it has not  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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